The old IB&O – CNR 1401 passing Three Brothers Falls in 1952. Photo is by J D Knowles.I remember a doctor in Kirkfield by that name…..
The Railway Heritage Centre
The Railway Heritage Centre has been included in the City of Kawartha Lakes 5-year capital budget projection for 2014 as item PR1419 Memorial Park Redevelopment and Railway Heritage Centre with an overall budget of $1,500,000.
Remembering the rails: The last steam train through Lindsay
The conductor of the last steam train through Lindsay and a train historian reflect on the last days of the rail in Lindsay Read the article
Last steam train through Lindsay
Tom Pasquino of Lindsay was the conductor on the last steam train into Lindsay on May 21, 1978. Here he stands in front of a similar steam engine at Memorial Park.Kawartha Lakes This WeekByBarbara-Ann MacEachern (LINDSAY) It was a Sunday afternoon 35 years ago that the last steam engine rolled through Lindsay.
On May 21, 1978, the CN steam locomotive 6060, nicknamed a “Bullet Nose Betty” for their cone-shape smokebox door cover, stopped in Lindsay on its way from Toronto to Belleville.
Lindsay conductor Tom Pasquino oversaw the trip, alongside Toronto engineer Bob Olson. The train had been hired out for the special trip by a group of Toronto Railway Clubs.
“They would like to have the steam locomotive to pull the train,” says Mr. Pasquino of the 300 or so enthusiasts on that final ride.
“The steam locomotive was almost a living, breathing thing as it stood in the station, snorting away at you.” Continue reading »
L.&.D.M.R. makes presentation to Council
L.&.D.M.R. makes presentation to Council re Railway Heritage Centre Jan 31, 2012 ….Read all about it here.
Ossawippi Express Cars to go to Port McNicoll
Jan 20, 2012 …Read all about it here.
Railroaders Aim To Recreate Lindsay Station
The Lindsay and District Model Railroaders say getting charitable status, and public support from the city, will place its Railway Heritage Centre and train display
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Group Dismayed By Train Decision
The Lindsay and District Model Railroaders say the Trillium Lakelands District School Board decision to retain the Omemee train station is “regrettable.”… Read the whole article here.
Heritage Train Display Caboose Hit, Yet Again!!
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April 09, 2010 Train Display Caboose Targeted Again
Train Club Pushes School Board To Revisit Station Decision
March 25, 2010 –
– By Catherine Whitnall
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